For Fostering Agencies (22-book Bundle)

For Fostering Agencies (22-book Bundle)

This selection of books will support foster carers speak and relate to children who have experienced trauma from abuse, neglect, separation and loss. We share a range of therapeutic stories told from the voices of children and carers with lived experience. Included in this bundle are books that provide words for important conversations about;

  • Feelings and emotions
  • Trauma and loss
  • Teenage Mental health
  • Our bodies and private parts
  • Family Court
  • Sleep and nightmares
  • Moving on to a new home and adoption
  • Domestic violence and parental mental health


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The Every Body Book

This vibrant and beautifully illustrated book educates children about sex, gender and relationships in a way that is inclusive of all sexual orientation and gender identities. Covering puberty, hormones, pregnancy, consent, sex, babies and families. It uses gender-neutral language and celebrates diversity in all its forms.


The Invisible String

It’s an Invisible String made of love. Even though you can’t see it, you can feel it deep in your heart and know that you are always connected to the ones you love.
This joyful contemporary classic for all ages has helped comfort and heal countless readers by easing separation anxiety, loneliness and loss, while also exploring the intangible yet in relatable connections between us all.


Ellie Jelly and the massive Mum Meltdown

Ellie Jelly wakes up hungry and ready for breakfast, but Mum is busy with her little sister Grace. Ellie tries to get Mum's attention: she bangs the table, she makes loud singing noises, but it's no good. Finally she decides to make her own breakfast, picking up the heavy milk carton and - OH NO - spilling the milk all over the table and the floor!Mum gets really angry and shouts at Ellie - Ellie feels all wobbly and her chest is banging - will Ellie Jelly and Mum ever be friends again?This book will helps children aged 3-7 to understand why parents sometimes get angry, and that they don't always mean what they mean when they are cross.


Ravi's Roar: A Big Bright Feelings Book

Most of the time Ravi can control his temper.. but one day, he lets out the tiger within. A clever and engaging book about dealing with emotions and learning to express your feelings.


Ruby’s Worry: A Big Bright Feelings Book

Ruby loves being Ruby. Until, one day, she finds a worry. At first it's not such a big worry, and that's all right, but then it starts to grow. It gets bigger and bigger every day and it makes Ruby sad. How can Ruby get rid of it and feel like herself again A perceptive and poignant story that is a must-have for all children's bookshelves. From Tom Percival's bestselling Big Bright Feelings series, this is the perfect book for discussing childhood worries and anxieties, no matter how big or small they may be


Love Makes a Family

There's one thing that makes a family a family and that's...LOVE.


Elfa and the Box of Memories

A beautifully illustrated picture book for young children on the importance of memories, sharing them and keeping them alive.


Spark Learns to Fly

Spark the little dragon is living happily in a cave with his parents and baby sister, Flame, but then Mum and Dad dragon start to argue, sometimes fight. Spark and Flame are getting frightened, and when one day they get hurt, they have to go and live with a foster carer. Comprehensive practice guidelines accompany the book to help explain the significance of each stage of the story.


Finding a Family for Tommy

Tommy needs a new family to give him lots of love. Where will he find one? On a farm? In the pond? At the zoo? A picture book to introduce children to the idea of different families.


Safe Place for Rufus, A

When Rufus was a kitten he lived with a different family who weren't always kind. Sometimes they shouted at him, sometimes he had no food to eat.
A story to help talk about change and transitions and where children can find a safe place of their own.


A Different Home

A sensitive picture book to help ease the anxieties of foster children aged 4 to 10 entering placement. In A Different Home, Jessie tells us her story of being placed in foster care. At first she is worried and has lots of questions.

Available on backorder


Charley Chatty and the Disappearing Pennies

Charley Chatty likes shiny things, especially shiny pennies. Sometimes Charley thinks her siblings get more than her so she likes to keep the pennies safe in her pocket. Charley spots some pennies lying around the house, and puts them in her piggy bank.

But she gets very nervous when her Dad starts looking for the missing pennies. Luckily, Charley's Dad is good at working out what might have happened and helps Charley to put it all right again. Written by a mum who understands and her daughter, who is adopted, this insightful story will help your whole family to feel a bit better.


Dennis and the Big Decisions

Dennis and his little sister had to leave their mum and dad. Dennis and his sister missed their mum and dad and wanted to know if they would ever go home and who would look after them, as they were growing up.
Dennis and the big decision can help very young children who have been separated from their parents understand what's happening and why. Story contains specific reference to court proceedings and practice guidance included.


Katie Careful and the very sad smile

Katie Careful has just moved in with her siblings and their new parents. Even if she's sad or scared, she smiles and smiles to try and hide her wobbly feelings. She clings on to her Mum's leg and won't let go and she even follows her to the toilet, banging on the door to remind her that she's there.

Luckily, her Mum understands why Katie acts this way. Written by a mum who understands and her daughter, who is adopted, this insightful story will help your whole family to feel a bit better.


William Wobbly and the Very Bad Day

William Wobbly is having a very bad day. He didn't want to go to school and when he got there things just got worse. The wobbly feeling got bigger and bigger and BIGGER until...

Something happened to William Wobbly when he was very little which makes it hard for him to understand or control his feelings. Luckily, his new mum is here to help with his wibbly wobbly feelings. Written by a mum who understands, and her daughter (who used to have a lot of wobbly feelings), this is a story for children functioning at age 3-10 who struggle with sensory overload.


Cleo the Crocodile's New Home: A Story to Help Kids After Trauma

Cleo the Crocodile's New Home helps children aged 5-10 who have experienced trauma to explore big feelings around hurt, anger and trust.


Gilly the Giraffe Learns to Love Herself: A Story About Self-Esteem

Gilly the Giraffe Learns to Love Herself helps children aged 5-10 to explore feelings relating to worry and self-doubt, and to enrich their confidence and self-esteem.


How are you feeling today baby bear

Baby Bear lives in a home with the Big Bears, and loves to chase butterflies and make mud pies - they make Baby Bear's tummy fill with sunshine. Then, one night, Baby Bear hears a big storm downstairs in the house and in the morning, Baby Bear's tummy starts to feel grey and rainy. How will such a small bear cope with these big new feelings?This sensitive, charming storybook is written to help children who have lived with violence at home to begin to explore and name their feelings.


My Intense Emotions Handbook

This is a guide to the emotional and interpersonal issues you may encounter as a young adult, packed with advice and real-life stories of hope and resilience from people in similar situations. This book will help you to gain an understanding of the influence of your early emotional experiences, and share tried-and-tested strategies, drawing on a range of psychological approaches and evidence-based strategies. This book also looks at how emotions can affect our relationships, with a focus on building empathy for others, getting what you want out of friendships and relationships and dealing with the hard parts like boundaries and saying no, making amends when needed, and recognising and breaking problematic relationship patterns.

With personal stories and resources throughout, this is a guide to refer to as little or often as you like, helping you to understand your emotions and find the strategies that work best for you.


Tough Guys (Have Feelings Too)

Did you know that wrestlers have feelings? Knights do too. Even superheroes feel sad sometimes. In fact everyone has feelings - even dads who love their children!


Touch and Go Joe

In this down-to-earth, fun and empowering book, Joe Wells talks about his teenage experience of OCD and all the coping mechanisms and treatment options that have worked for him. It's packed full of brilliant, honest advice for others struggling with this disorder, written by someone who understands what it's like to be a teen with OCD. This updated edition with all-new illustrations includes a brand-new chapter written 16 years later, detailing how Joe overcame his disorder and is now a successful comedian.


Neon the Ninja Meets the Nightmares: A Story to Help Kids to Sleep

Neon the Ninja Meets the Nightmares helps children aged 5 - 10 to feel safer and more relaxed at night time, helping to reduce nightmares and sleep worries.


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